Hand-Lettering Workshops with Ridgedale Center & Beachwood Place: Recap

Who knew back-to-school shopping could be so educational–and–inspirational? Back-to-school season means new clothes, new books, new gadgets, and above all, new lessons to learn. GGP had the great idea to kick off this school year by hosting events at two of their shopping malls–Beachwood Place in Cleveland, Ohio, and Ridgedale Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota– all centered around free hand-lettering workshops I created to inspire and educate shoppers.

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Lauren Conrad Throws a Shoutout My Way

Most people know Lauren Conrad as the star of MTV's hits "Laguna Beach" and "The Hills" but she is also an accomplished designer, lifestyle blogger, New York Times best-selling author, and incredibly successful businesswoman. I'm so honored that she chose my words of business advice to share with her audience.

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New Skillshare Class! Social Media Marketing: Top Tips for Growing Your Followers & Going Viral

My brand new Skillshare class is officially live! It’s packed with my top strategies for using social media to grow your followers and cultivate a strong brand.

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Instagram Takeover with Brit+Co – Creative Crushin' Series

It's no surprise that Instagram is my favorite social platform– it's my go-to for posting all my art and travel pics. Because of this, the ladies over at Brit+Co asked if I was interested in doing an Instagram Takeover of their page as part of their Creative Crushin' series.

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CatCoq Featured in New Season of "Queer Eye"

Imagine my surprise when I was watching my favorite Netflix show and noticed something familiar– my Eat Well, Travel Often artwork was incorporated into the interior redesign of an episode in the newest season!

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Creative Crushin' – Featured Interview with Brit+Co

Thank you for the feature, Brit + Co! I was interviewed about how I got started as an artist, the inspiration behind each painting, and why I am so passionate about helping other creatives succeed.

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Announcing My New Online Class with Brit+Co: Styling Your Lettering in Photoshop

Want to create textures that make your lettering jump off the page? In my brand new online class, you’ll learn a variety of Photoshop techniques to apply stylistic embellishments and textures to your hand lettering or fonts.

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My New Skillshare Class has Launched! Learn Photoshop: Graphic Design Basics & Beyond

Visual communication is more important than ever. Add Photoshop to your toolkit to unlock unlimited potential in your art, career, and more! Join me for a 90-minute practical introduction to today’s most powerful and versatile visual editing program, Adobe Photoshop. No previous experience required!

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Create & Cultivate Desert Pop-Up with Society6

Hello, Palm Springs! Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to speak on a panel at the Create & Cultivate Desert Pop-Up. The event drew a massive crowd of women entrepreneurs, creatives, and aspiring self-starters who gathered to share ideas, network, and grow. It was empowering to hear so many other women's stories of success and forging their own career path.

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Speaking Event in NYC: Scaling a Side Hustle into a Business // CatCoq x Skillshare

Last week, I had the opportunity to give a presentation in NYC, hosted by my friends at Skillshare. I spoke about how I transformed my side-hustle (painting) into a thriving business that allows me to travel the world full-time.

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Develop Your Own Style of Art That Customers Will Gravitate Towards // CatCoq x Society6 Blog

A recognizable style of artwork reinforces your brand recognition, makes your portfolio memorable, and will keep your customers coming back for more. You can explore a variety of styles to identify and track best-sellers, then create more artwork in that vein to increase your top-selling pieces.

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Upcoming Event in NYC: An Evening with Artist Cat Coquillette: Scale a Side Hustle into a Business

Hello, NYC friends! I'll be in town in a few weeks and giving a talk at the Skillshare office on Thursday, March 8! I’ll be speaking about how I scaled my side hustle into a business & how I use passive income to support my travel lifestyle year round.

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Interview with Coworker.com for "Coworkers of the World" Series

Coworker.com reached out to interview me for their "Coworkers of the World" series. If you're a location-independent entrepreneur, chances are you're already familiar with Coworker.com. They connect people with awesome coworking spaces around the world. No matter where you are on the globe, they make it easy for entrepreneurs to find a workspace and community where they can thrive.

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Announcing My New Course // Modern Watercolor Techniques: Explore Skills to Create On-Trend Paintings

Explore your creativity and expand your painting skills with these step-by-step watercolor techniques! We’ll be focusing on modern techniques that you can’t achieve with any other medium – this is part of what makes watercolors so special.

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Digital Nomad Cat Coquillette on Scaling a Side Hustle into a Business  // Interview with Skillshare

Skillshare periodically features their top teachers in one-on-one interviews, which helps to demonstrate the broad depth of creatives and professionals who have have found success on their platform. After both of my classes made it into the Best Classes of 2017 List, they reached out to me to understand more about my journey as a creative and educator.

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CatCoq Featured in Buzzfeed's 99 “Limit Breaking Female Founders” Share The Most Important Lessons Learned From Their Experiences

I was profiled by Buzzfeed for their latest article featuring limit-breaking female founders. I joined alongside 98 other entrepreneurial women who are making a name for themselves in their industries. We shared our stories, including the lessons we've learned and the best advice we have to share for others making similar journeys.

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My Special Guest Appearance with Kansas City Live

Over the holidays, KC Live contacted me to see if I was interested in appearing on their holiday special for a guest interview. My response was an enthusiastic "YES". Kansas City Live is an hour-long show that spotlights the people, places, trends and local attractions that make KC such a great place to live.

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All the Best Ways to Collect Email Addresses (So You Can Sell More Art)

There’s a reason your favorite websites hit you with pop-up windows to collect your email addresses. It’s because they work. Really, really well. I put together her top tips to collecting email addresses so you can start turning your fans into customers.

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